NEW YORK FOLKLORE BLOG

From the Field: Blues in Brooklyn

From the Field: Blues in Brooklyn

This From the Field Feature is courtesy of Beareather Reddy, Founder/Ex. Director of the Brooklyn Blues Society. Find more info about them at https://brooklynbluessociety.org The Blues is Alive and living in Brooklyn!  Being a Black woman raised in the south, I was...

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From the Field: Foraged Fruit

From the Field: Foraged Fruit

This From the Field Feature is courtesy of Dr. Maria Kennedy,  a folklorist and faculty member at Rutgers University. She is a member of the New York Folklore board. You can follow her Foraged Fruit project at https://foragedfruitproject.com or on Instagram...

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From the Field Capital Region

From the Field Capital Region

This From the Field Feature is courtesy of New York Folklore Community Field Worker  – Edgar Betelu. Since late 2021 he has been working with immigrant and refugee communities in the Capital Region. New York's Capital Region and upstate are home to an increasing...

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From the Field Mohawk Valley

From the Field Mohawk Valley

This From the Field Feature is courtesy of New York Folkore Staff Folklorist - Anne Rappaport Berliner. Since late 2021 she has been working with beekeepers in the Mohawk Valley. The Mohawk Valley has a rich history of beekeeping.  Moses Quinby, an important figure in...

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37th Annual Folk Arts RoundTable

37th Annual Folk Arts RoundTable

At our 37th annual New York Folklore Arts Roundtable, we did things “new” in an old-fashioned way!  A new and old hotel, a new and old format, and new and familiar faces!  We excitedly welcomed Roundtablers who   attended last year and colleagues like George Ward and...

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